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Dead Letter
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Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An Elderly Man is forced to confront the truth of his life – his personal lies and his sorrows. He gets the opportunity to escape the loneliness he confided in after losing sight of love.
NO LEADS TO THE KILLER
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Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
The year was 1927. Sheriff Taylor had a murder on his hands--and no leads to the killer. Fingerprinting and other scientific methods of solving crimes had not yet been developed. NO LEADS TO THE KILLER is the story of how a resourceful rural sheriff got his man.
Ongetiteld
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Price: Free! Words: 10,550. Language: Dutch. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Elvis Jackson is een privédetective die er vreemde ideeën op na houdt. Vraag het maar aan zijn assistent Zebedee Spekken-Bonen, die kan er over meepraten. Zijn methoden zijn meestal illegaal, hij heeft schijt aan de regels van de maatschappij, zowel de grote als de kleine, en werkt zich bij de meeste zaken in de problemen.
The Holdout
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Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(3.00 from 1 review)
Two jurors, Ralph and Stan, have a drink in a bar, discussing the rape and murder of a beautiful young woman. A jury stonewalled by a lone holdout means that the accused still walks free—even if he's not the man who killed her.
I Know It Was You
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Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
With money running out, Maggie made the decision to star in an adult film. But what she didn't count on was her boss—and everyone else at work—finding out. Now Maggie's boss won't leave her alone, and he escalates their relationship to the breaking point, and beyond.
Stealing and Stolen
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Price: Free! Words: 9,800. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Juliette Creace gave up thieving a long time ago. Even then, she only did it for the greater good. When she met James, everything changed. Suddenly she's helping steal $35 million. Can James steal her heart and 35 million dollars? Or will they both get caught and end up in jail?
Meander
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Price: Free! Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Meander has his hands full, preparing the assassination of a local crime lord. He likes to do his jobs neatly and tidy, with no strings attached. His new neighbor Senta should be nothing more than a one-night fling, but she quickly becomes the biggest hurdle Meander has to face in getting the job done.
Tea and an Art Thief
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Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Tiffanie Barton helps her police chief father catch bad guys on the sly. If her great aunt found out she would really be in for it. But what she doesn't know won't hurt her. That is, unless she unknowingly invite a notorious art thief to tea.
Смерть в мышином королевстве
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Price: Free! Words: 9,210. Language: Russian. Published: February 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
В новелле рассказывается о юной мышке, которую выдают замуж за маркиза Камамбера, самого завидного жениха Мышиного королевства, но – увы! – нелюбимого. Однако благородные гости, собравшиеся в соборе Семи Святых Мышей, как и простой мышиный люд на площади перед собором, разочарованы: церемония бракосочетания так и не состоялась по причине отсутствия жениха.
Boxed to Kill
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Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A secret organization enlists talented veterans to carry out assassinations of rapists, murderers, drug dealers, and gang members that the police can't catch. A box containing information and a weapon of a target appears, the assassination is carried out, a large sum of money is paid, and then the assassin is moved. But who are The Eradicators, and how do they get away with it all?
.Skinz
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Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jonas Wakefield enlists Regan King to help him find an art thief. In the virtual world not everything is as it seems and the truth will change one of Regan's closets relationships forever.
"Normal-PARA"
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Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Sammuel and Trisha are new to the paranormal investigative field in Portland, Oregon. Upon their hunt for Bigfoot in a forest, they make new friends...and find themselves in their own paranormal situation. One that is not typical of a search for Bigfoot!
The Phone Ring
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You set the price! Words: 200. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A very short horror and mystery that appeals to the imagination and sends it running wild.
Nachtmerrie in het Park
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Price: Free! Words: 12,380. Language: Dutch. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Een meisje van 17 achtervolgt door een gruwelijke nachtmerrie, gebrandmerkt voor het leven. Een verscheurd gezin; de moeder met ziekelijke gewoontes, een verwend broertje en de vader met macabere interesses. Een raadselachtige advertentie met een duister geheim, een jongen en een kistje met een geheimzinnige inhoud. De huiveringwekkende prijs: een leven voor een leven …
The Castro '76
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Price: Free! Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
San Francisco 1976: While Israel Wren looks after his friend Harvey Milk's apartment he is astonished to find a movie star nervously smoking cigarettes in the front room. After hearing the man's story Israel becomes involved in tracking down a serial killer who sketches his victims before he murders them.
Executive Affairs
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Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Executive Affairs contains two Sedona O'Hala short stories, Executive Affairs and Executive Gardening. These shorts are based on the characters in Maria's popular Sedona O'Hala humorous mystery series. Executive Lunch is the first novel in the series. Sedona must solve a few crimes while fighting her way up the corporate ladder; mostly she dangles from her fingertips just trying to survive.
Cade Crowley, Demon Hunter (Cade Crowley, Demon Hunter Series #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Demons are dangerous things. They inflame your insecurities, turn your weaknesses against you, and whisper their thoughts into your ears in the darkness. The Vatican wants them locked up, or banished back to Hell. Short on priests and long on money, they’ve had to resort to paying bounties to keep things under control. That means looking outside of the faithful, to mercenaries like Cade Crowley.
Stealing Christmas (A Nancy Kerr and Tommy McIntyre Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 13,330. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When three Santas walk into a bank on Christmas Eve, everybody's smiling. But, the smiles soon fade when the Santas pull out shotguns from their sacks. Nancy Kerr's one of the customers trapped inside. She's the kind of woman who carries a Taser instead of lipstick. Now she has just one goal: to make sure everybody gets out alive.
Before The Fall
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Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Short Short, Mystery.
The Rozar Park Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story mystery set in middle Georgia involving a man apparently killed by a falling tree at a local park, a strange animal's footprints, bizarre Craigslist postings, and an exciting ending! Written by a former US Marshal with over 23 years experience in the area.